State pay raise inching forward

A plan to do a more in-depth study of state employees’ pay has begun moving — slowly — in the Missouri House of Representatives.

Rep. Mike Bernskoetter, R-Jefferson City, introduced his resolution Feb. 8, to “reauthorize” last year’s Joint Interim Committee on State Employee Wages.

The proposal was assigned to the Workforce Development and Workplace Safety Committee on March 8 — the Wednesday before lawmakers left Jefferson City for their Spring Break.

So, no hearing has been scheduled on the resolution, yet.

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